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Digitalization & food security amidst the changing landscape of Asian agriculture.

Published online: 07 Feb 2019

Authors: Villena, M. M. C. A. & Saguiguit, G. C., Jr. & Burgos, B. M. & Cadiz, M. C. H.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper considers the role of digital agriculture or precision agriculture in achieving food security. Some concerns for developing countries in So...

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Precision farming - consideration of reduced exposure in the pollinator risk assessment.

Published online: 17 Aug 2020

Authors: Lückmann, J. & Kaiser, S. & Blankenhagen, F. von

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Observed declines in the distribution and abundance of various insect species have moved the topic of biodiversity and the protection of honey bees, a...

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Site-specific nutrient management: implementation guidance for policymakers and investors.

Published online: 13 Dec 2018

Authors: Richards, M. B. & Butterbach-Bahl, K. & Jat, M. L. & Lipinski, B. & Ortiz-Monasterio, I. & Sapkota, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This brief discusses site-specific nutrient management (SSNM), which provides guidance relevant to the context of farmers' fields. SSNM maintains or e...

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Proceedings 26th German Conference on Weed Biology and Weed Control, Braunschweig, Germany, 11-13 March, 2014.

Published online: 07 Jan 2015

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

This proceedings contains papers discussing new research results and innovative methods in the area of weed science. Topics covered include: (i) weed ...

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Expert Meeting on Crop Monitoring for Improved Food Security, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, 17 February 2014.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Srivastava, M. K.

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

This proceedings contains 19 papers focusing on the potential of alternative methods and opportunities, such as advances in satellite-based technology...

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Science to support climate-smart agricultural development: concepts and results from the MICCA pilot projects in East Africa.

Published online: 10 Dec 2014

Authors: Rosenstock, T. S. & Mpanda, M. & Kimaro, A. & Luedeling, E. & Kuyah, S. & Anyekulu, E. & Freeman, O. E. & Thiong'o, M. & Abwanda, S. & Mutuo, P. & Mativo, J. & Shaba, S. & Kirui, J. & Franzel, S. & Neufeldt, H. & Shepherd, K. & Neely, C.

Content type: Bulletin

This document reports on the concepts driving the scientific activities of FAO's Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture Programme's (MICCA) pilot...

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Science to support climate-smart agricultural development: concepts and results from the MICCA pilot projects in East Africa.

Published online: 04 May 2016

Authors: Rosenstock, T. S. & Mpanda, M. & Kimaro, A. & Luedeling, E. & Kuyah, S. & Anyekulu, E. & Freeman, O. E. & Thiong'o, M. & Abwanda, S. & Mutuo, P. & Mativo, J. & Shaba, S. & Kirui, J. & Franzel, S. & Neufeldt, H. & Shepherd, K. & Neely, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This document reports on the concepts driving the scientific activities of FAO's Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture Programme's pilot project...

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Optimally managing under imperfect detection: a method for plant invasions.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Regan, T. J. & Chadès, I. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Failing to account for uncertainty in the detection of invasive plants may lead to inefficient management strategies and wasted resources. Smart strat...

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Assessment of measures to reduce the water footprint of cotton farming in India.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Pahlow, M. & Krol, M. S. & Hoekstra, A. Y.

Content type: Bulletin

Based on the findings presented in this report, general recommendations regarding measures and strategies to decrease the water footprint (WF) of cott...

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Predicting spatial aspects of human-elephant conflict.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

Authors: Sitati, N. W. & Walpole, M. J. & Smith, R. J. & Leader-Williams, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human-elephant conflict (HEC) in Africa occurs wherever these two species coincide, and poses serious challenges to wildlife managers, local communiti...

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